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‘With Friends Like That’: EU’s Tusk Blasts Trump’s Europe View

  • EU president says Trump has brought European nations together
  • European leaders to discuss trade, Iran at Sofia summit
Donald Tusk

Donald Tusk

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The European Union must cope with the “capricious assertiveness” of President Donald Trump’s administration just as it has to deal with the rise of China and Russian aggression, EU President Donald Tusk said.

“Looking at the latest decisions of President Trump, some could even think: ‘With friends like that, who needs enemies?”’ Tusk told reporters on Wednesday before a summit of EU leaders in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia.